Karachi-Mahmoodkot (KMK) Pipeline

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Karachi-Mahmoodkot (KMK) Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Pakistan.[1]


The pipeline originates at Karachi and terminates at Mahmoodkot, Pakistan.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (51%), Shell (26%), Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (12%), Total SA (11%)[2]
  • Current capacity: 120,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 870 kilometers / 541 miles
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1981


The 870-km Karachi-Mahmoodkot (KMK) Pipeline, commissioned in 1981, transports crude from Karachi to Mahmoodkot to the Mid Country Refinery, near Multan. Its initial annual pumping capacity of 2.9 million tons has been upgraded and KMK is now capable of pumping up to 6 million tons per year (120,000 barrels per day).[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Karachi-Mahmoodkot (KMK) Pipeline, PARCO, accessed September 2017
  2. Company profile, PARCO, accessed September 2017

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